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Early Valentine

Auction:
2468
Lot:
495
Sold for:
$4,148$3,500

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2468
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 09, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Early Valentine, America, 19th century, heart-shaped cut cardboard valentine trimmed with blue silk ribbon, depicting a watercolor bust of a woman flanked by a garland of roses, highlighted with applied gold foil segments, (toning, foxing), 6 x 6 in.
Estimate $150-250

Valentine-with foxing, some losses to silk border.

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Book collecting, Silk, Watercolor painting

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